Luxury Group Accommodation Scotland
Balvonie: To reserve this property call 01242 285 755
Lavish home with spectacular spaces and sea views
Sleeps 22 – 26 in 11 Bedrooms including 1 Ground Floor Bedroom
We regret we do not accept Stag Parties
Palatial 11-bedroom house in the village of Skelmorlie, less than an hour’s journey from Glasgow. With plentiful guest rooms and stylish living spaces to stretch out in, this majestic home welcomes larger groups into its unique ambience of modern opulence with fun design touches.
Your stay at Balvonie House puts you within easy reach of islands, castles and golfing, making this home a comfortable base for an active break in the Ayrshire countryside. But the home’s grand living spaces, seven-person hot tub, and uniquely designed guest rooms mean you may not want to budge from your elegant perch overlooking the sea and the charming village.
The large entrance hall welcomes guests with a wood burning stove and comfortable seating. Exposed beams, polished wood floors and jewel-toned furnishings create an ambience of modern luxury throughout.
In the spacious sitting room you’ll find a cosy open-fire, cinema-style TV, and plenty of sofas and chairs.
The huge kitchen is kitted out for epic entertaining; you’ll find two ovens, induction hob, seating for 14, large fridge and freezer. The adjacent dining room is flooded with natural light and provides seating for 22.
There is a cinema room with 1930’s cinema seats and a 65 inch TV. There is a snooker table, Xbox and selection of children’s toys.
A utility room contains an additional fridge/freezer, washing machine and dryer.
Ground Floor Bedrooms:
Bedroom 1: This bedroom is a twin, with en-suite wet room, making it wheelchair accessible. (A ramp can be provided at the front door on request.)
First Floor Bedrooms:
Bedroom 2: This guest room is fit for royalty with its four-poster king-sized bed, adjacent bathroom with sea views, bath and walk-in shower, plus spacious dressing area.
Bedroom 3: This lovely double bedroom features an en-suite bathroom with charming teardrop-shaped tub and walk-in shower.
Bedroom 4: This guest room is the largest, with a seven-foot Emperor-style bed, two large chairs and day bed with trundle, suitable for two children.
Bedroom 5: Bunk beds, brightly painted walls and en-suite shower room make this a great room for younger guests.
Bedroom 6: This bedroom has a double bed.
Bedroom 7: With a king bed and a walk-in shower in the en-suite bath, along with a freestanding slipper bath, this indulgent bedroom is a delight.
Bedroom 8: Another double bed in the seventh bedroom, this one with a brass headboard.
Bedroom 9: Wooden double bed in this classic bedroom.
Bedroom 10: Four single beds furnish this room, which accesses an en-suite bath with a walk-in shower.
Bedroom 11: Double bed and en-suite bath with freestanding slipper bath.
Throughout all bedrooms, find stylish design features like funky wallpaper, subway tiles, elegant light fixtures and sumptuous soft furnishings.
On the extensive grounds you’ll find an irresistible seven-seater hot tub with views out to sea. Dining al fresco is easy, thanks to the on-site Gas BBQ and outdoor seating. And children young and old will enjoy the bubbling stream and enchanting tree house. (Amenities are used at your own risk; children require supervision.)
Enjoy an unforgettable holiday, with plenty of room for friends and family, at Balvonie – a special home by the sea.
Gas central heating.
Open fire in the sitting room and wood burner in the hallway.
Cinema Screen TV and DVD in the sitting room.
Large screen TV and DVD in the games room.
Both TV’s have a full Sky package.
2 Cots and High Chairs
2 Pets welcome.
There is a caretakers flat adjoining the house, it has it’s own separate entrance and is not used all the time.
Location & Places of Interest
Places of Interest
Mount Stuart – Isle of Bute
Culzean Castle & Country Park – Ayr
Dumfries House – New Cumnock
Newark Castle – Port Glasgow
Portencross Castle – Portencross
Kelburn Castle & Country Park – Largs
Benmore Botanic Gardens – Dunoon
Other Things to Do
Scotsail condensed sailing tuition – Largs
The Waverley Paddle Steamer
Greenock Cut Vistor Centre – Loch Thom
Ayrshire Coastal Path
Skelmorlie Royal Observer Corp WWW1 Bunker (restored)
Diamond Beauty – walking distance
Kayaking/Canoeing – Cumbrae Sports Centre
Bicycle Rental – Cumbrae
Diving – Largs PADI Dive Centre
Places to Eat
Check Availability & Book
- For bookings please contact: 01475 634077
- Alternatively you can also contact:
- Yvonne McGovern: 07905 693944
- Don McGovern: 07930 650734
Gourmet evening menu
Champagne and a selection of canapés on arrival
Oysters in a light saffron froth
Roast chicken and tarragon consommé
Paupiettes of sole filled with lobster mousseline served with a chardonnay butter sauce
Medallion of beef fillet topped with a goose liver pate and served on a herb crouton with madeira jus
A platter of wild strawberries and fresh vanilla bean sabayon with an almond biscuit
A selection of Scottish cheese with highland oatcakes
Tea or filtered coffee with hand made tablet
Gourmet Evening Menu 2
Cream of tomato and pepper soup
Baked goats cheese served with an orange and onion marmalade and rolled in a wholemeal crumb
Pork and apple terrine with a pineapple compote
Breast of chicken in a roast pan gravy garnished with concasse and tarragon
Salmon with herbs, mussels, and a saffron cream
Individual mushroom charlotte
All mains are served with a selection of market vegetables and potatoes
Chocolate cake with branded oranges and crème fraiche
Individual strawberry tart
Filter coffee or tea